Bid Writing for Charities & Community Groups Course


Yes! Whether you are new to grant fundraising, looking to build on your fundraising experience, or supporting others to make grant funding applications, Get Grants Bid-Writing Course will help you grow your organisation, launch an important project, or bring your dream to life.

Our attendees include fundraisers with all levels of experience looking to hone their grant fundraising skills as well as those who are looking to write their first application and don’t know where to begin.


Get Grants Bid-Writing Courses to clarify the grant funding process so that you will go away from the course with a more assured approach to the task of fundraising. We use our training courses to share our insights and experience from inside the world of grant fundraising and grant giving, setting you on the right path and arming you with the information you need to make the best use of your time and energy spent fundraising.

On our Bid-Writing Course, you will cover a range of topics to equip you with a solid foundation of grant fundraising best practice. You will:

  • Discover how to find funding opportunities and how to decide which funds are right for you;
  • Learn different tactics you can use to argue Need;
  • Explore Impact and Outcomes;
  • Look at what makes a good budget;
  • Investigate common errors, reasons applications are rejected, and top tips for increasing your success rates;
  • Consider different types of applications, including how to create proposals to Trusts and Foundations.
  • Understand how applications are assessed and start looking at your applications from the perspective of the funder.

Bid-Writing Course sessions are open and conversational, with a mix of group work and individual tasks, offering a friendly and relaxed environment with plenty of opportunities to ask questions throughout the day.


When: Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 09.30am to 16.00pm

Where: The Moseley Exchange,149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, 13 8JP

Getting There: There is a public car park directly opposite and places to secure bikes. The nearest train stations are Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street in the city centre. The venue is located on bus routes 1, 35 and 50. The Moseley Exchange is located in the courtyard behind the Post Office in Moseley Village.

Lunch and refreshments of tea, coffee, and biscuits will be provided included in the price.

If you’d like more information, would like to let us know of any dietary or access requirements you have, or have any questions, you can contact us via our website or send us an email at info[at][dot]uk – we’d love to hear from you!

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About Get Grants

Get Grants are the grant funding experts. We provide practical support, advice and information to grant fundraisers.

Our team has over 20 years working in both grant fundraising and grant giving. Uniquely, we share insights into how decisions are made by funders with an understanding of the challenges faced by fundraisers.

Based in the West Midlands, Get Grants provides a range of consultancy services for both grant fundraising and grant-giving organisations all over the UK.   

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